Graffiti artist, Mr. Sark replaced the official French candidates on election posters by popular heroes in Brest. The candidates were: Mickey, Hulk, a Care Bears, Little Blue and Little Yellow, Mr Perfect, Kilroy, Captain Haddock, Batman, Spiderman or Barbapapa.
"The turnout in the first round of the French presidential election was more than 80%. The last time that number went to the polls in the UK was 1951. Why do so many French vote?...And 80% far outstrips the turnout in the most recent national elections held in many of France's neighbours, including Germany (71%), the UK (66%) and Switzerland (47%)..."
Laurel Nock reflects on the French elections and Hollande's campaign promises on women's rights. We also share news and opinions from around the world - including Hollande's partner, Valerie Trierweiler's angry tweets on the media's perception of her. What are your thoughts on the future of women's rights in France?
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Could the Louvre knife attack impact upcoming French elections? http://video-kid.com/13645-could-the-louvre-knife-attack-impact-upcoming-french-elections.html FNC’s Benjamin Hall on the attack at the Louvre Museum in Paris, and how it could impact the upcoming French elections.